Seeing the Invisible exhibition coming to Kirstenbosch

Seeing the Invisible is an unprecedented Augmented Reality Exhibition to premiere at Kirstenbosch in September 2021 as one of 12 participating gardens across six countries.

Top cosy spots at the Cape Town Big 6

Don’t let the winter chill keep you from enjoying the Cape Town Big 6 attractions and making the most of the coming months! Just imagine being cosy near a fireplace while sipping on a glass of red wine, indulging in yummy winter warmers with your family and friends. Here are our Top Cosy Spots at the Cape Town Big 6 attractions.

Best Short Walks in Cape Town

Cape Town is packed full of amazing walks. These range from a casual scenic or historical stroll, through to dramatic hikes and extensive treks. Here are six of the best.

Kirstenbosch Festive Season Events

The holiday season is upon us and for residents of Cape Town and surrounds, a visit – or two – to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world, is always a favourite. 

Top 6 ways to love summer in Cape Town

Ah, Cape Town. Bikinis and boardshorts, beach days, sunsets, cocktails, nature, nightlife, and that mountain. Impossible to ignore, Table Mountain is always right in your face. You have to go around it to get anywhere, and some part of it pops up in every holiday snap you take. But this is not a bad thing. 

The Galileo Picnics are back at Kirstenbosch

Sunshiny days are on the way, which signals the return of The Galileo Picnic at Kirstenbosch. Packed with blockbuster films and legendary venues, their summer schedule promises to put the fun back into 2020! Local artisanal market, giant lawn games and picnic before the start of the movie at sunset. Pricing: R109 – R130p/p.

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    Kirstenbosch offers free entry to youth until end of school year

Kirstenbosch offers free entry to youth until end of school year

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will allow all learners up to Matric FREE entry to Kirstenbosch on Mondays to Fridays from 22 October to 15 December 2020. 

SANBI Spring Festival

Great news for gardeners, fans of all things floral, nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, families looking for a wonderful day out, and everyone celebrating the arrival of warmer weather, is that the inaugural SANBI Spring Festival is currently taking place across South Africa. Running until the end of October, the SANBI Spring Festival has been launched to showcase, and draw visitors to, the network of exceptional National Botanical and Zoological Gardens that exist across the country, and which are managed by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).  

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    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise on 3 August 2020

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise on 3 August 2020

On Monday, August 3, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden reopened for outdoor exercise only. In line with the Level 3 regulations, Kirstenbosch has implemented strict health protocols.

Cape Town Big 6 Attractions Lockdown Level 4 Update

11 July 2021: Lockdown regulations went into effect on 27 March 2020 in South Africa. Currently, economic and retail activity has resumed under strict strict health protocols.